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  • Posted in thread: OG and Fermentation question on 08-21-2013 at 03:56 AM
    I've been having similar issues from my first several batches and and wondering what I might be
    doing wrong.I have two questions:1. I follow the instructions on my kit almost 100% ..as close
    as I can ...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 05-12-2013 at 12:55 PM
    I ended up ordering a paddle shaped one from northern brewer. However, I may still try and do
    something on my own provided I can find someone local who can do decent wood engraving. I don't
    know that ...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 05-11-2013 at 01:38 PM
    What is a good source for pre-made blanks? I am brewing a beer for a wedding and I am going to
    keg it. Unfortunately, I only came up with the idea to get a blank and have someone local
    engrave it toda...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 04-13-2013 at 12:37 PM
    Back in MY day, we didn't have a bunch of buttons. All we had was a STICK, and one button...
    And we LIKED IT! :cross:yep ..Atari 2600 and the Vic-20 (I still have one in my garage ..should
    try to hook...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 04-12-2013 at 01:03 PM
    OK. Which of you game-nerds made this? ..now THAT is a gamer ...don't think I'd put those on
    MY bar, but ..it IS creative ...I love the OLD SCHOOL Nintendo and Play Station controls
    ...back when the...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 04-06-2013 at 01:29 PM
    ok, i borrowed a scroll saw, and made another redbird head, i think this one came out better. I
    need some ideas on how to transfer the design onto the wood so i can paint it. I am not
    artisitic enough...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 03-24-2013 at 12:47 PM
    I LOVE THAT IDEA:mug:you could also put almost any small lightweight item on a magnet, to
    customize it even more ...I made these, I glued on a magnet and when I switch out my beer I
    change the cap. I ...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 02-23-2013 at 02:43 PM
    103269One I made a couple weeks ago just for kicks. I'm a South Park fan, what can I say...That
    might be the "crappiest" (is that a real word) one on here yet!!No really ..that's pretty cool

  • Posted in thread: OG question on 05-30-2012 at 02:57 AM
    so how would I fix that for next time?I did my mash at around 160 deg for 1 hour in 1.5 gal
    (per instructions)then sparged it with 3 quarts of 160 deg water ..added 1 more quart for a
    total of 2.5 for...

  • Posted in thread: OG question on 05-30-2012 at 02:44 AM
    Target was 1.061My measurement (taken right before adding the yeast at approx 80 deg F)was
    1.051maybe it's not that far off, I'm just wondering what that would do to the alcohol %. NOT
    that it matters...

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